Drone entrepreneur Jordan Nelson captures aerial video for demolition clients for projects like the Georgia Dome implosion. Courtesy of nelsonaerials.com.

The following feature is Part 1 in a two-part series telling the unique story of Jordan Nelson – a Millennial-aged entrepreneur whose success story is rooted in the Blue Ridge Mountains region. A version of this article first appeared in High Country Magazine.

Most residents of the western North Carolina mountains know Jordan Nelson.

They may not realize they know him – “Oh, yeah. He’s that
drone guy.”

The guy with the compelling aerial flooding videos on
Facebook? That’s Jordan.

The breathtaking mountain vista videos on Instagram? That’s

Since 2014, Jordan has helmed Nelson Aerial Productions (nelsonaerialpros.com)
and to date his amazing drone videos have been viewed almost 10 million times
and he boasts more than 36,000 Instagram followers. As of this press date,
Jordan is two clients away from hitting the 200 mark.

“It was all organic,” Jordan said. “I only started by…

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